A fully coated OBA-free folding boxboard
A fully coated OBA-free folding boxboard

MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree  

MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree  is a fully coated OBA-free folding boxboard. It has naturally high brightness without optical brighteners and it is approved for direct food contact globally.  MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree  comes with excellent printability and lightweighting opportunities.

MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree is available in a basis weight range of 195–345 g/m² (12.2–24.0 PT) and suitable for offset, flexo and digital printing.

MetsäBoard PRO FBB OBAfree Is Recommended For:

  • Food and beverages
  • Frozen and chilled food
  • Foodservice
  • General packaging
  • Pharma and healthcare

Product specifications

Specification language
Product nameMetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree
Product descriptionFully coated folding boxboard, hard sized, OBA free
End useFoods, Beverages, Healthcare, Frozen food, Chilled food, Trays and plates, Folded trays, Fast food applications, Food service, General packaging
Printing methodOffset, Flexo, Digital printing
Food contactEU Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, GB9685, GB4806.8, USFDA21CFR§176.170*, USFDA21CFR§176.180*
MillMetsä Board Husum
Paper profileMetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree (pdf)
*Please contact Metsä Board for details of country-specific restrictions and/or limitations.
Open specification PDF


Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 195210220230245255265280290315345
Bending stiffness CD mNm
Bending stiffness MD mNm 8.09.911.313.716.718.620.423.526.532.738.2
Thickness μm 310335360385415435455485505555610
Moisture content %
Smoothness top  <1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4<1.4
Brightness top % 8585858585858585858585
Water absorption top, back g/m² ≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50≤50
Water absorption middle g/m² ≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40≤40
Off-flavour (Robinson test)  <1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1

Folding boxboard range

  • MetsäBoard Classic FBB

  • MetsäBoard Classic FBB CX

  • MetsäBoard Natural FBB

  • MetsäBoard Prime FBB Bright

  • MetsäBoard Prime FBB CX

  • MetsäBoard Prime FBB CXB

  • MetsäBoard Pro FBB Bright

  • MetsäBoard Pro FBB CX

  • MetsäBoard Pro FBB OBAfree